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U.S. smartphone app users 2014-2015, by category

This statistic presents the monthly number of smartphone app users in the United States as of the fourth quarter 2015, sorted by category. The second most popular type of smartphone apps were search, portal and social apps with a unique audience of 165.63 million users. Overall, the U.S. unique audience for smartphone apps was close to 179 million.

Number of monthly smartphone app users in the United States as of 4th quarter 2015, by category

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Release date

May 2016


United States

Survey time period

4th quarter 2014 and 2015

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Android and iOS smartphone users

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